Associations & Organizations

Adult Community Education


Serving the Louisa Community for 30 Years!
Tutoring available for adults, confidential and
free. Learn to read, read better, or get help passing
the GED. Also, classes are available in learning
to speak English, Employment Skills and Basic
Computer Education to focus on Computer Job
Searches. Located in the Sage Building at 115
Jefferson Highway, Suite 1 West, Louisa. Call (540)
967-5660, e-mail literacylouisa@gmail.com, visit
their website acelouisa.com, or check them out on
Facebook.

Community Animal Response Team


CART, the Louisa Community Animal Response
Team is an all volunteer organization that operates an
emergency pet evacuation shelter in conjunction with
the citizens evacuation shelter in the event a disaster
strikes. Louisa CART is one of only 12 state certifi ed
CART Teams in Virginia. Volunteers are needed
and applications are available on their website.
Contact Donnie Embrey at (540) 223.1196, Donna
Bowers at (540) 223.0624 or email cart@louisa.org
or visit their website at www.Louisacart.org.

Community Emergency Response Teams


CERT Members respond to neighborhood and
community emergencies and assist Louisa County
Emergency Services. Training is free. Contact Jim
Kogle at (540) 894-0239 or visit their Louisa CERT
Facebook page
.

Cub Scouts


All boys in grades 1 through 5 are invited to join
Cub Scouts in Louisa County. You can join at any
time of the year. For more information, call (540)
943-6675 or visit their website at www.beascout.org.

Cub Scouts Pack 183


All boys from Kindergarten through 5th grade are
welcome. Contact information: (540) 603-1223,
email pack183cubscouts@gmail.com or online at
http://pack183louisa.scoutlander.com. Pack 183
collects canned goods at all of the local parades in
Louisa County. These canned items are donated to
the Louisa Resource Council to be distributed to
local families in need.

Faith in ACTION


“One church can’t do it all, but all churches working
together can get it done.” A committee of the Louisa
Interagency Council, this group’s mission is to
identify ways to improve communications between
agencies and residents through churches and to
provide ways for churches to share information
and maximize resources. For more information visit
www.louisacounty.com/LCDHS/FaithinAction.pdf
or contact Chairperson Lin Kogle at (540) 894-0239
or via email to louisafaithinaction@gmail.com.

Good News Club


Elementary schools in Louisa have the opportunity
to have a Good News Club held directly after school
once a week. The Good News Club offers real-life
solutions backed by the power of God’s word, which
improves attitudes and behavior, and offers the
moral foundation needed to combat negative peer
pressure. Contact Terry Champion (804) 338-0656
or email gnclouisa@yahoo.com.

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library


The Louisa County Public Library is located at 881
Davis Highway in Mineral. Call (540) 894-5853 or
visit their website www.jmrl.org.

Louisa 4-H Camp


Louisa 4-H Camp is June 5-9 and will provide a
week of fun, friendship and experiential learning
for campers age 9 through 13 (must turn 9 before
9/30/17). Parents: If you volunteer, there is a $50
discount off one camper’s fee. For more information
or to request a registration form, call (540) 967-3422
or visit louisacounty4h.weebly.com.

Louisa Area Soccer Association


Spring 2017 registration deadline is January 31
and FALL 2017 deadline is July 31.Checks must
be made payable to LASA and mailed to P.O. Box
1727, Louisa, VA 23093. Call (540) 967-5860 or
email Bruno Sestito at bsestito@hotmail.com.
LASA forms cannot be accepted at LCPRT offi ce.

Louisa Community Emergency Fund


LCEF touches the lives in Louisa citizens in crisis
by providing some emergency funding to cover a
current month’s rent, mortgage or basic utility bill.
For more information, visit their website at http://
louisacommunityemergencyfund.org or call the
Intake Office at (540) 967-9522.

Louisa County Agricultural Fair


Loving Louisa Agriculture July 28 & 29
at Louisa Fireman's Fairgrounds. Exhibits on everything from
livestock to cooking. It’s Finally Friday concert
will be at the fair on Friday, July 28. Contact (540)
967-3422 or visit www.louisacountyagfair.com for
additional fair information.


Louisa County Boy Scouts


All young men in grades 6 through 12 are invited
to join Boy Scouts of Louisa County. You can join
at any time of the year. For information call (540)
967-0565 or Louisa Troop 3, Harry Quarles at (434)
566-1592. You may also visit www.scouting.org.


Louisa County Resource Council


Louisa County Resource Council provides lifesustaining
assistance (primarily food) to citizens
in our area. Begun in 1992, our agency has fi ve
separate programs in place to care for children,
the elderly, and families who are at risk of hunger
or health problems caused by their inability to get
enough nutritious food to eat. Visit their website at
www.louisaresource.org or call (540) 967-1510.

Louisa FC Travel Soccer


Louisa FC is a VYSA registered Travel Soccer Club
located in Louisa County. Currently seeking players
interested in a higher level of play. If you are ready
to take your soccer skills to the next level, contact
them today at www.LouisaFC.com or via email at
louisafc@louisafc.com.

Louisa Girl Scouts


The Girl Scouts organization is an all volunteer
program providing wholesome activities for girls in
grades K through 12. For more information, contact
volunteer Amberleigh Powell at (804) 338-8857 or
email LouisaGSCommunity@gmail.com. Contact
GSVSC staff Membership Manager Deirdre Kellner
at (434) 382-8013 or email dkellner@gsvsc.org.

Louisa Little League Baseball & Softball


Little League offers three divisions of softball, ages
7 through 16 and four divisions of baseball, ages 6
through 16. Birth certifi cate and proof of residency
is required. Online registration for all divisions
opens on January 1st; tryouts are in late February
and early March. Please visit their website at www.
louisalittleleague.org
for more information or email
louisalittleleague@gmail.com. Registrations are
NOT accepted at the LCPRT office.

Louisa Pride


Louisa Pride is a highly competitive AAU basketball
program, with teams for boys from 5th Grade up
to 12th Grade. Managed by Tony Banks and Rico
Smith, the primary goal of Louisa Pride is to
“Change Lives One Dribble At A Time” and give
young players a fi rm foundation with the individual
skillset that is required to be a strong basketball
player. For additional information call (804) 338-
5243 or visit their website at www.louisapride.com.

Louisa Gators


Want to be a Louisa Gator? 
louisagators

Go to their website www.LouisaGators.com for all the details.

Louisa Youth Football & Cheer League


This program offers an all-local four team Varsity
League (ages 9-12), as well as JV 9U and a Varsity
11U team that will compete in neighboring counties.
Cheerleading is available to girls ages 5 through
13. An All-Star team will be selected at the end
of the season to participate in tournaments across
Virginia. The mission of LYFCL is to teach life
lessons through football and cheer programs that
include sportsmanship, accountability, citizenship,
trustworthiness, and respect. Online registrations
will begin in May and physical registration will
begin in June. Follow LYFCL on Facebook or visit
them at www.louisayouthfootballandcheer.org.
Contact Nathan Wash at n8beingnate@yahoo.com
or (540) 223-0967 or Christopher Robinson at (540)
223-6926 or louisajrlions@gmail.com. LYFCL
registrations are NOT accepted at LCPRT offi ce.

Louisa Youth Wrestling


Folk-style wrestling for ages 6-17 year olds begins
in November. USA Wrestling card required for all
participants. Contact Dan Bono at (540) 894-6406
for additional information.

Mineral Upward Sports


Mineral Baptist Church offers Upward sports
programs for area elementary school aged youth.
Upward is a nondenominational evangelistic
sports ministry specifi cally designed for youth that
promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in
every child. Call Mike Lessman at (540) 223-2307
for additional information on all Upward programs.

Mineral Farmer’s Market


Open Saturdays May through October. Join the
Farmer’s Market in their 9th year of bringing quality
farm-fresh products and local craft items to the
community. New in 2017: Tuesday Mini Farmer’s
Market during June, July & August from 4 until 7
p.m.! Vendor applications are available at www.
mineralmarket.org
. Questions should be directed
to Becky Vigon at (540) 854-7626.

Mineral Firemen’s Fair


Wednesday, April 26-Saturday, April 29 at Mineral
Firemen’s Fairground. Rides, games, and good old
fashioned fair food. Beauty pageant on Thursday,
April 27 and parade on Friday, April 28. Contact
(540) 894-5660 for additional information.

Mineral Upward Sports


Mineral Baptist Church offers Upward sports
programs for area elementary school aged youth.
Upward is a nondenominational evangelistic
sports ministry specifi cally designed for youth that
promotes salvation, character, and self-esteem in
every child. Call Mike Lessman at (540) 223-2307
for additional information on all Upward programs.

Montessori Enrichment


The Montessori Enrichment & Emphasis on
Reading Program is for youth in grades 3 through
5 and is from 9 a.m. until noon on Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays. Class is located at 214
Range Road, Louisa. For additional information
contact Ms. Helen at (540) 967-1288.

NAACP


Founded in 1909, NAACP is the nation’s oldest,
largest, and most widely recognized civil rights
organization working to ensure the political,
educational, social, and economic equality of rights
for all and unity between all ethnicities. Visit the
Louisa Branch on Facebook or call President Greg
Jones at (540) 967-1427.

PAX Academic Exchange


Host families wanted. You can be married, single,
retired, with children, or no children. Hosts provide
the caring environment, room, and daily meals.
Students are ages 15-18 years old, speak English
well enough to attend a public high school, have
their own spending money, and carry medical
insurance. Students are available from over 30
different countries. Contact Carolyn Nicholson at
(540) 661-6414.

Performing Arts 2000, LLC


Performing Arts 2000 is owned and operated by
Heather Nelson and located at 310 West Main
Street in the town of Louisa. Offering Jazz, Tap,
Ballet, Hip Hop, and Gymnastics, instructors will
introduce your child to the world of creative arts
and dance. Call (540) 894-3419 for additional
information. LCPRT after school and summer
gymnastic programs are instructed by Performing
Arts 2000 staff.

Piedmont Christian School


In today’s world, there is peace in knowing that
your child is receiving an education that will not
only prepare him/her for college, but for eternity!
Piedmont Christian School offers preschool for
ages 3 and 4 and Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Classes are college preparatory, which assist in
placing your child on the right track for college.
Let our experienced staff be a part of developing
your child’s talents as he/she discovers what the
future may hold. Contact (540) 872-3543 or email
pcscrusaders@yahoo.com. Visit them at www.
PiedmontChristianSchool.org


Piedmont Court Appointed Special Advocates


Piedmont CASA needs men and women interested
in becoming volunteer advocates for abused and
neglected children in Louisa County. Ages range
from newborn to 18. Please contact (434) 971-7515
or email volunteer@pcasa.org.

Reading Window Tutoring


We help children become happy readers! We
work one-on-one with child reading below grade
level. Our program helps make reading easier
in just 30 lessons within a six-week period. We
help turn struggling students into better readers
while having fun at the same time! Need-based
scholarships available thanks to the Mary Anne
Elliott Foundation. Reading Window is located at the
Henson Building in Louisa. For more information
contact Sherri Rosser at (540) 872-1998.

Serenity Farm Equine Sanctuary


SFES is a nonprofi t equine rescue and certifi ed
sanctuary which provides rehabilitation and
training for unwanted horses, donkeys, and mules.
We are located at 2854 Byrd Mill Road and have
a variety (ages and breeds) of equine residents.
Opportunities to visit, groom, or simply love on
a horse, goat, or donkey are available to groups,
families, or individuals. SFES Volunteers assist with
farm chores, building projects, and helping equine
prepare for their forever home. Come see us. Call
Rhonda at (540) 842-1756 or learn more at www.serenityfarmequinesanctuary.org.

Volunteers of Louisa


VOL was initiated through the combined efforts
of volunteers and non-profi t organizations to help
recruit, refer and recognize volunteerism in our
community. If you would like to learn more contact
(540) 967-6095 or email director@thevol.org.